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Season 6.5 explodes in July 2022! Red, Blue & You - Saving on Your Prescription Drugs in the USA!

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Season 6.5 explodes in July 2022! Red, Blue & You - Saving on Your Prescription Drugs in the USA!

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    2022 Year End Recap: The Most Popular Posts in Pharmacy Benefits

    2022 Year End Recap: The Most Popular Posts in Pharmacy Benefits

    Hey everybody!

    The end of 2022 is coming at us like a freight train!

    On this Festivus, we get the pole out and air our most popular posts in the realm of pharmacy benefits!

    Happy holidays, and goto costplusdrugs.com for more about Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drugs.


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    • 12 min
    🇺🇸 S6.5 - Red, Blue and You: Ways to Save on Rx Drugs in the USA part 22 🇺🇸

    🇺🇸 S6.5 - Red, Blue and You: Ways to Save on Rx Drugs in the USA part 22 🇺🇸

    THIS IS THE END.

    BUT THE BEGINNING - of GREAT SAVINGS - FOR YOU!

    Don't forget to grab access to the tracker and all of our tools on our spreadsheet for this miniseries - it will remain up for a LIMITED TIME after July 2022: click here and share your email address for access to the tracker.

    Thanks everyone for listening! It has been an honor to share the drug savings tools and tips with each and every one of you!

    And - if you want more from the career development block - register for my upcoming LinkedIn Audio event on 8/6 at noon ET - here.

    Here's the recap of the entire miniseries! By Episode and topic: 

    1. SBC

    2. FSA & HSA

    3. Drug Formularies

    4. Free drugs – clinics and the ACA drug list

    5. Buy in bulk – 90 day, 180 day 270 or 365 day supplies

    6. Smartphone PBM app

    7. Go generic

    8. Acute meds – Meijer/NCPA

    9. Tab splitting

    10. Canada – NO

    11. Discount Sites – GoodRx, SingleCare, etc.

    12. Club/discount programs

    13. Pet meds

    14. Copay brand coupons

    15. Nonprofit pharmacies

    16. Patient Assistance Programs (PAPs)

    17. Foundation Funding

    18. Silly (combination) drugs

    19. Real world cost: Entresto

    20. Real world cost day 2: Eliquis

    21. Potpourri: Controlled Substances and Medical Tourism

    22. Summary of topics, and how I found MCCPDC


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    • 21 min
    🇺🇸 S6.5 - Red, Blue and You: Ways to Save on Rx Drugs in the USA part 21 🇺🇸

    🇺🇸 S6.5 - Red, Blue and You: Ways to Save on Rx Drugs in the USA part 21 🇺🇸

    Today - let's talk about controlled substances, medical tourism, and coming to the end of our series. 😢

     ****DISCLAIMERS: THESE PRICE COMPARISONS ARE NOT PROMOTIONAL. THE MANUFACTURERS WERE NOT INVOLVED IN THE MAKING OF THIS PODCAST MINISERIES. THESE WERE REQUESTS FROM PODCAST LISTENERS ON DRUG PRICING EXAMPLES ONLY - TO BE USED FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND NOT PROMOTIONAL IN NATURE. NOTE AS WELL THAT ANY OPINIONS EXPRESSED BELOW ARE BY PODCAST HOST AND PHARMACIST, DR. ERIN ALBERT, AND NOT NECESSARILY THOSE OF ANY OF HER EMPLOYERS OR AFFILIATIONS. PRICES AND OFFERS CAN CHANGE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE.****

    Our resource guide tracker, which you can request access to here.


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    • 6 min
    🇺🇸 S6.5 - Red, Blue and You: Ways to Save on Rx Drugs in the USA part 20 🇺🇸

    🇺🇸 S6.5 - Red, Blue and You: Ways to Save on Rx Drugs in the USA part 20 🇺🇸

    ****DISCLAIMERS: THESE PRICE COMPARISONS ARE NOT PROMOTIONAL. THE MANUFACTURERS WERE NOT INVOLVED IN THE MAKING OF THIS PODCAST MINISERIES. THESE WERE REQUESTS FROM PODCAST LISTENERS ON DRUG PRICING EXAMPLES ONLY - TO BE USED FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND NOT PROMOTIONAL IN NATURE. NOTE AS WELL THAT ANY OPINIONS EXPRESSED BELOW ARE BY PODCAST HOST AND PHARMACIST, DR. ERIN ALBERT, AND NOT NECESSARILY THOSE OF ANY OF HER EMPLOYERS OR AFFILIATIONS. PRICES AND OFFERS CAN CHANGE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE.****

    Eliquis (apixaban) is our drug to hunt for the best price today - you'll want to go over to our resource guide, request a copy and then look at the "Eliquis" pricing tab. Our resource guide tracker, which you can request access to here.


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    • 15 min
    🇺🇸 S6.5 - Red, Blue and You: Ways to Save on Rx Drugs in the USA part 19 🇺🇸

    🇺🇸 S6.5 - Red, Blue and You: Ways to Save on Rx Drugs in the USA part 19 🇺🇸

    ****DISCLAIMERS: THESE PRICE COMPARISONS ARE NOT PROMOTIONAL. THE MANUFACTURERS WERE NOT INVOLVED IN THE MAKING OF THIS PODCAST MINISERIES. THESE WERE REQUESTS FROM PODCAST LISTENERS ON DRUG PRICING EXAMPLES ONLY - TO BE USED FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND NOT PROMOTIONAL IN NATURE. NOTE AS WELL THAT ANY OPINIONS EXPRESSED BELOW ARE BY PODCAST HOST AND PHARMACIST, DR. ERIN ALBERT, AND NOT NECESSARILY THOSE OF ANY OF HER EMPLOYERS OR AFFILIATIONS. PRICES AND OFFERS CAN CHANGE AT ANYTIME WITHOUT NOTICE.****

    Entresto (Sacubitril / Valsartan) is our first drug to hunt for the best price - you'll want to go over to our resource guide, request a copy and then look at the "Entresto" pricing tab.

    Our resource guide tracker, which you can request access to here.


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    • 21 min
    🇺🇸 S6.5 - Red, Blue and You: Ways to Save on Rx Drugs in the USA part 18 🇺🇸

    🇺🇸 S6.5 - Red, Blue and You: Ways to Save on Rx Drugs in the USA part 18 🇺🇸

    Beware the silly drugs...today we're going to talk about a way that some manufacturers jack up prices on brand prescription drugs by thousands when combined into one tablet or pill, when two or more active ingredients by themselves cost pennies. Don't get caught in this quagmire!

    We'll tell you what questions to ask you provider in order to AVOID this mess. 


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    • 7 min

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